The MOCA event was initiated by Ege University, School of Foreign Languages upon the belief that learner voice has the potential to create change and provide improvement on a wide scale.
On April 15th, 2017, the Towards Higher Education (THE) Conference took place at Boğaziçi University. I was very happy to be one of the presenters on this day, amongst some highly esteemed speakers in the industry, such as our own Andrew Bosson and Okan Bolukbaş.
CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS - 51st IATEFL Conference and Exhibition 4-7 April, 2017 Glasgow
Deniz Kurtoğlu Eken, Esra Alayafi, İdil Ertugan, Evelyn Strongylakou
Academic Writing Symposium was held at Justus Liebig University, Giessen on April 6-7, 2017.
The 14th FOCI event took place on December 15th and 16th, 2016 and was hosted by Doğuş University in Istanbul. Educational technology, a topic of high interest to many of us involved in language teaching and learning, was at the centre of this event. As stated on the FOCI website, the main purpose of these two days was ‘to clarify the practical ways of systematically integrating technological tools into the delivery of the curriculum in such a way that will allow technology to be exploited in a pedagogically effective way in our classes’.
“You should do it,” they said. “It’ll be fun,” they said. Well… it was that and more. Up until last year, we used to mostly ignore those e-mails regarding the Erasmus staff exchange program, thinking it was probably only just aimed for department professors.